Physics / Biology Teacher At Nairobi Waldorf School

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Physics / Biology Teacher At Nairobi Waldorf School 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

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Full-time
Education & Training
Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

The 1st Steiner-Waldorf Kindergarten opened in 1998… …in a small house along the Magadi Road on the outskirts of Nairobi. It was led by 3 teachers from Germany (Florian, Vojko and Irmgard). The following year the school moved to Mbagathi extending the kindergarten to a 1st Grade primary class. The Mbagathi Steiner school continues to run successfully; now a fully fledged kindergarten and primary school known as the Rudolf Steiner School, Mbagathi, transitioning their children successfully into Kenyan Curriculum Secondary schools. In 1994 a new Waldorf Kindergarten opened its doors in a beautiful residential suburb – the Kileleshwa Kindergarten. This was initiated by a group of parents who had been impressed by the Mbagathi kindergarten but needed something in a more central area. As the new millennium approached, another parent group around a core of Kileleshwa parents, now more familiar with the Waldorf philosophy and its practical results, felt a great need to continue the initiative into the primary level.

Reporting To: The Pedagogical Chair

Job Purpose: To teach and educate learners according to the curriculum and the education needs, abilities and attainment of potential of individual students.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all students in the class.
  • Teaching according to education needs, abilities and achievement of individual students and groups of students.
  • Adopting and working towards the implementation of the school development plan.
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, attainment and behavior of student’s to parents and relevant officials.
  • Contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to students.
  • Complying with arrangements within the national framework for the appraisal of student performance.
  • Promoting general progress and wellbeing of students.
  • Providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers; providing information on sources of more expert advice.
  • Communicating, collaborating and consulting with other members of school staff, including those having posts of special responsibility and parents/guardians to ensure the best interest of students.
  • Reviewing and evaluating his/her own teaching and learning strategies, methodologies and programme in line with the school and national curriculum.
  • Advising and collaborating with other teachers and school officials to prepare and develop courses to study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment.
  • Ensuring high standards of professional practice and quality of teaching in his/her classroom.
  • Participating in education and training courses as well as continuing professional development.
  • Maintaining order and discipline among students and safeguarding their health and safety at all times.
  • Participating in staff, parent and student meetings.
  • Ensuring the safe custody, use and periodic maintenance of equipment used during lessons.
  • Monitoring attendance of students in class.
  • Any other assigned duties.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Education (Physica and Biology).
  • A Diploma will be considered
  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC)
  • At least 5 years ‘experience in teaching
  • A certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma teaching experience an added advantage
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Clear English writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated love for the subjects
  • Flexible and open to change.
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